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Henrietta Meaning


What does Henrietta mean?

The name Henrietta is of German and English origin.

The meaning of Henrietta is "home ruler, ruler of the estate".

Henrietta is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 9 letters and 4 syllables and is pronounced Hen-ri-et-ta.

The Given Name Henrietta

Henrietta is a form of Henry. See Henry for further details.

Henrietta is good for parents who want a name that is simple and unique.

Refined yet appealing, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Alternate names include Henrika.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Henrietta Musgrove, Henrietta Petowker, and Henrietta Swan Leavitt.

Henrietta Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,639 in baby name popularity for girls with 65 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,721 in baby name popularity for girls with 63 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Henrietta Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Henrietta has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Henrietta to other names.

Henrietta Related Names

Henrietta is a form of Henry.

Variants of the name Henrietta include Henrika.

Henrietta has the diminutives (nicknames) Hettie, Yetta.

Famous Henriettas

  • Henrietta Musgrove ~ Persuasion character
  • Henrietta Petowker ~ Nicholas Nickleby character
  • Henrietta Swan Leavitt ~ Scientist

Henrietta Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Henrietta.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Henrietta Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Henrietta in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Henrietta.

Just for fun, see the name Henrietta in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Henrietta in Nautical Flags page.